AppDynamics vs Azure Application Insights: What are the differences?
Developers describe AppDynamics as "Application management for the cloud generation". AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics. On the other hand, Azure Application Insights is detailed as "It is an extensible Application Performance Management (APM) service for web developers". It is use to monitor your live web application. It will automatically detect performance anomalies. It includes powerful analytics tools to help you diagnose issues and to understand what users actually do with your app.
AppDynamics and Azure Application Insights belong to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack.
Intuit, Zalando, and Okta are some of the popular companies that use AppDynamics, whereas Azure Application Insights is used by Poq, Nexosis, and Shyft. AppDynamics has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Azure Application Insights, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.